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First, he departed entirely from any positive view of Chinese civilization generally embraced by the thinkers before him.
Indeed, the genius of Chinese civilization has always been this almost limitless and boundless capacity for the systematic integration and assimilation of non-Chinese symbols and designs into the symbolic Universe of the Celestial State.
Perhaps the most exciting aspect of the research produced by the Origins of Chinese Civilization Project lies in its scientific nature.
thesis at Oxford University was on Chinese bronzes: "These fascinating ritual vessels, which were already over a thousand years old by the time the Ming scholar collected them, served as a constant reminder of the antiquity and greatness of the Chinese civilization.
Further study will also show how people in southern Shanxi Province, seen as a birthplace of Chinese civilization, designed buildings, planted fields and developed a political system, said Wang Wei, vice director of the academy's Archaeology Institute.
The author, a teacher at the Chinese Civilization Center of City University of Hong Kong, gives courses in Chinese culture at the Center.
Under the category of the 'noncenter', there is Edward Freidman's elaboration on the recent propagation of symbols of southern identity in rivalry to the state-endorsed myth that Chinese civilization originated in the northwest of China.
In my show, the CEO's of large multinational corporations would be shipped to China for two weeks to face a similar battle with nature, perhaps around the fertile areas of Huanghe where the first Chinese civilization was established more than four thousand years ago.
The Yellow River, long regarded as the cradle of Chinese civilization, is the most important river for the people of northern and northwestern China.
The Chinese preference for mastering skills before exploring alternative strategies has made Chinese civilization one of the world's oldest and most enduring cultures.
It has been proved by the age-old Chinese civilization that prosperity and development are associated with unity, while war and conflict come with separation," Tang said.
It brings out the concept of harmony, which is a central theme of Chinese civilization.

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